The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 6 12
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 64 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 18.93% 15.91% 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.61% 18.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 9 5
Median daily rate £413 £375 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -26.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £250 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £408 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.23
% change year-on-year +2.36% +13.49%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 283 75 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 83.73% 85.23% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 40 26
Median daily rate £413 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -19.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £13.78 £17.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in County Antrim over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in County Antrim.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -7 64 £413 +10.00% 8
Agile Software Development
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 74 (69.16%) Java
2 67 (62.62%) Finance
3 58 (54.21%) OO
4 50 (46.73%) Banking
5 36 (33.64%) Investment Banking
6 35 (32.71%) Data Structures
7 33 (30.84%) Functional Programming
7 33 (30.84%) Test Automation
8 32 (29.91%) Relational Database
9 29 (27.10%) Front Office
10 25 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (21.50%) SQL
12 21 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (18.69%) SQL Server
14 19 (17.76%) Unix
14 19 (17.76%) Linux
14 19 (17.76%) TDD
15 18 (16.82%) JSON
16 17 (15.89%) Integration Testing
16 17 (15.89%) Scrum
16 17 (15.89%) Oracle
17 16 (14.95%) C#
17 16 (14.95%) Information Security
17 16 (14.95%) RESTful
18 14 (13.08%) Mentoring
18 14 (13.08%) .NET
18 14 (13.08%) Web Services
19 13 (12.15%) WCF
19 13 (12.15%) WPF
19 13 (12.15%) .NET Framework

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.87%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.87%) Confluence
3 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.93%) Jetty
4 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.80%) Sumo Logic
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.91%) Relational Database
2 20 (18.69%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.35%) Big Data
4 7 (6.54%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.67%) DB2
6 5 (4.67%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.80%) KDB
7 3 (2.80%) Kdb+
8 2 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.87%) Endeca
8 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.93%) IDOL
9 1 (0.93%) QlikView
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) JIRA
1 5 (4.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (2.80%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.80%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.80%) Selenium
2 3 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.87%) Ant
3 2 (1.87%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (1.87%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.87%) JUnit
3 2 (1.87%) Maven
3 2 (1.87%) Subversion
4 1 (0.93%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.93%) Moq
4 1 (0.93%) NUnit
4 1 (0.93%) QUnit
4 1 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (62.62%) Finance
2 50 (46.73%) Banking
3 36 (33.64%) Investment Banking
4 29 (27.10%) Front Office
5 3 (2.80%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (83.18%) Developer
2 63 (58.88%) Java Developer
3 46 (42.99%) Senior Developer
3 46 (42.99%) Senior Java Developer
4 32 (29.91%) Agile Developer
4 32 (29.91%) Agile Java Developer
4 32 (29.91%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 32 (29.91%) Senior Agile Developer
4 32 (29.91%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 32 (29.91%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
5 11 (10.28%) C# Developer
6 6 (5.61%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.61%) Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.67%) C# WPF Developer
7 5 (4.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Talend Developer
7 5 (4.67%) WPF Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) KDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.82%) JSON
2 16 (14.95%) RESTful
3 14 (13.08%) .NET
3 14 (13.08%) Web Services
4 13 (12.15%) .NET Framework
4 13 (12.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (12.15%) WCF
4 13 (12.15%) WPF
5 11 (10.28%) ADO.NET
5 11 (10.28%) WF
6 10 (9.35%) AngularJS
7 9 (8.41%) Spring
8 8 (7.48%) Spring Boot
9 5 (4.67%) Spring MVC
9 5 (4.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (4.67%) XML
10 4 (3.74%) Angular 2
11 3 (2.80%) SAML
12 2 (1.87%) jQuery
12 2 (1.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (32.71%) Data Structures
2 25 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.15%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (10.28%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.74%) Equities
6 3 (2.80%) Derivative
6 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.80%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (2.80%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.93%) User Experience
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.76%) Linux
1 19 (17.76%) Unix
2 3 (2.80%) Solaris
3 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (54.21%) OO
2 33 (30.84%) Functional Programming
2 33 (30.84%) Test Automation
3 21 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (17.76%) TDD
5 17 (15.89%) Integration Testing
5 17 (15.89%) Scrum
6 16 (14.95%) Information Security
7 14 (13.08%) Mentoring
8 12 (11.21%) Multithreading
9 11 (10.28%) Memory Management
10 10 (9.35%) MVC
10 10 (9.35%) OOP
10 10 (9.35%) SOA
11 8 (7.48%) Pair Programming
11 8 (7.48%) Project Management
12 6 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.61%) Data Validation
12 6 (5.61%) SDLC
12 6 (5.61%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 74 (69.16%) Java
2 23 (21.50%) SQL
3 16 (14.95%) C#
4 12 (11.21%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.28%) PL/SQL
6 8 (7.48%) Python
7 3 (2.80%) C++
7 3 (2.80%) Perl
7 3 (2.80%) VBScript
8 2 (1.87%) C
9 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.93%) Korn
9 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.74%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) PMP
2 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.80%) PMO
1 3 (2.80%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) Firmware
2 1 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Ansible
2 1 (0.93%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) Oracle
2 11 (10.28%) Sybase
3 5 (4.67%) Talend
4 3 (2.80%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.87%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.93%) ATG
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